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barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature
gruff - rough-mannered; (of a voice) rough; hoarse
cleft - N: split
codify - arrange (laws or rules) as a code; classify; N. code: system of words used instead of ordinary writing; collection of laws, rules, established social customs
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
pillory - punish by placing in a wooden frame or pillory; subject or expose to criticism and ridicule; N.
cession - yielding to another; ceding